2020 React TL;DR Recap. Top React Content From 2020


React + TypeScript ❤️: The good parts ⚡


  • Code completion and type validation with type definitions.
  • Great community and learning resources.


  • TypeScript syntax and concepts like Generics can be hard to understand.

4 key learnings from an experienced React developer

  • Never stop learning
  • Minimalism is your best friend
  • Don’t be afraid to refactor
  • React has more than what you know
  • Some examples of things you can try out:
    • References and context
    • Higher-Order Components
    • Advanced JS patterns and functions
    • Memoization
    • and others

10 React security best practices

  • Default XSS Protection with Data Binding
  • Dangerous URLs
  • Rendering HTML
  • Direct DOM Access
  • Server-side Rendering
  • Detecting Vulnerabilities in Dependencies
  • Injecting JSON State
  • Detecting Vulnerable Versions of React
  • Configuring Security Linters
  • Avoiding Dangerous Library Code

Will Next.js Take Over Gatsby?

  • If we consider Gatsby, we can get the maximum out of it if we are using it to build a small-scale website.
  • When it comes to large-scale projects, I suggest you use Next.js.
  • However, this doesn’t mean Next.js is not good for small applications. It supports both.
  • In Next.js you can easily combine static site generation and server-side rendering

8 Key Factors When Deciding Between Building In-House and Buying a UI Component Library

  • Documentation and Learning Resources
  • Support Options
  • Dependencies
  • Updates
  • Reusability
  • Special Features: A11y, I18n, L10n
  • Cost, Licensing and Return on Investment
  • The Pleasure Factor

10 Ways To Speed Up React Development

  • Use a Framework
  • Use ESLint
  • Use Prettier
  • Use AI-Driven Autocomplete
  • Superpower your CLI
  • Use a React Component Library
  • Use a CSS-in-JS library
  • Use Storybook
  • Don’t Write Your Own Forms
  • Don’t Reinvent the Wheel

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